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Foreign creditors get more say under new Hong Kong – mainland China insolvency arrangement
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A new era has been ushered in following the arrangement on the mutual recognition of, and assistance with, insolvency-related proceedings and restructurings between Hong Kong and mainland...

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Structuring options for foreign fund sponsors in China
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China's burgeoning private debt market offers significant opportunities for foreign private credit sponsors. Even before the pandemic, many Chinese companies were in acute need of debt...

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Hong Kong and mainland China agree new co-operation mechanism for cross-border insolvency

Hong Kong and the Mainland have agreed a new co-operation mechanism for cross-border insolvency. Under the agreement, liquidators from Hong Kong may apply to Mainland courts for recognition ...

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Hong Kong gives further boost to family offices with private equity tax changes
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Hong Kong has taken another significant step to consolidate its position as the leading private equity investment hub in Asia, by the enactment of the Inland Revenue (Amendment) (Tax...

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Investing in China’s private debt markets: opportunities for foreign investors
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Greater China presents attractive opportunities for foreign investors as the world gradually comes out of the pandemic particularly in terms of China’s non-performing loan (NPL)...

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Show us the evidence – Hong Kong court sets out principles on adjournment of winding-up petitions
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In two recent judgments, Re Lerthai Group Limited [2021] HKCFI 207 and Re Founder Information (Hong Kong) Ltd. [2021] HKCFI 311, the Honorable Mr. Justice Harris laid down the principles...

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Hong Kong court gives guidance on preventing presentation of winding-up petitions
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In another decision especially relevant in these times of economic hardship, the Hong Kong court in Hung Yip (HK) Engineering Co. Ltd. v. Kinli Civil Engineering Ltd. [2021] HKCFI 153...

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Managing misconceptions: Hong Kong court issues dual warnings over cross-border insolvency
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In a pair of significant judgments issued on the same day, Re China Huiyuan Juice Group Ltd. [2020] HKCFI 2940 and FDG Electric Vehicles Ltd. [2020] HKCFI 2931, the Honorable Mr. Justice...

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Business Restructuring and Insolvency 2020 Year in Review: Key insolvency decisions in HK and PRC
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2020 was a groundbreaking year with significant developments in court-led corporate rescue and the prospect finally of insolvency law reform in Hong Kong. The groundwork was laid for...

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